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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
críonnacht, f. (gs. ~a).1. (a) Wisdom, prudence; shrewdness, sagacity. An chríonnacht a dhéanamh, to do the wise thing. Den chríonnacht é, it is a wise thing to do. Ba dá chríonnacht é, it was wise of him. (b) Thriftiness. 2. Maturity; old age. Dul i g~, chun ~a, to grow old.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Ní críonnacht ~, ‘miserliness is not thrift’, it does not pay to be mean.
Ní críonnacht creagaireacht, miserliness is not thrift.
~ le críonnacht, in a wise manner.
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